8"x2" Spalted Ambrosia Maple Wood Platter Turning Blank
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Suitable for inexperienced turners.
Wood is typically a mixture of dark green and pink colors with streaks of other colors mixed in throughout.
This species is moderately hard. Grain can be straight or wavy.
Sands to a high lustre, finishes easily, and is stable when dried.
Streaks in these pieces are caused by the ambrosia beetle. Inactive insect holes are commonly found in these blanks. Additionally, green colors will appear lighter in kiln dried pieces until finished.
This wood has a high initial moisture content and will require extended drying times.
Green/undried wood - moisture content varies
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